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Effects of protective factors for depression and substance use among cisgender and gender minority students

This paper published in the Journal of LGBT Youth, written by Dina Burstein, Eliza Loren Purdue, Jennifer A. Jones, Janis L. Breeze, Ye Chen & Robert Sege explores the role of protective factors in reducing rates of substance use and depression based on high school surveys.

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Dina Burstein, MD, MPH*, Eliza Loren Purdue, BA*, Jennifer Jones, MSW, Janis L Breeze, MPH, Ye Chen, MSRobert Sege, MD, PhD, FAAP*

*Affiliated with the HOPE National Resource Center


Journal of LGBT Youth

Publication Date

July 2, 2023


gender minority youth; protective factors; risk factors; depression; substance use


Burstein D, Purdue EL, Jones J, Breeze J, Chen Y, Sege R. Protective factors associated with reduced substance use and depression among gender minority teens. J LGBT Youth. 2023 Jul 2. DOI: 10.1080/19361653.2023.2230462


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